Definition of ending
- a movie with a happy ending
I didn't like the book's ending.
Common verb endings in English are “-s,” “-ed,” and “-ing.”
You can often recognize an English adverb by its “-ly” ending.
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: the final part of something
: a letter or group of letters added to the end of a word
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to grant as a privilege or special favor
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